One Missed Call

2008

One Missed Call

Critics Consensus

One of the weakest entries in the J-horror remake sweepstakes, One Missed Call is undone by bland performances and shopworn shocks.

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User Ratings: 61,703
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Movie Info

Shannyn Sossamon and Ed Burns star in director Eric Valette's remake of Takashi Miike's frightful tale about a cell-phone call from the future that foreshadows one's own death. Beth Raymond (Sossamon) is a college student whose friends have all been dying in droves, and the one connecting factor between all of the incidents is that just before their deaths, each of the victims received a message in which they heard themselves being murdered. Upon receiving her own frightening phone call, Beth has only three days to solve the mystery and cheat death. Burns co-stars as a detective who is deeply troubled by the recent spate of deaths.

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Cast

Shannyn Sossamon
as Beth Raymond
Edward Burns
as Jack Andrews
Ana Claudia Talancón
as Tayor Anthony
Ray Wise
as Ted Summers
Azura Skye
as Leann Cole
Johnny Lewis
as Brian Sousa
Jason Beghe
as Ray Purvis
Margaret Cho
as Mickey Lee
Meagan Good
as Shelley Baum
Rhoda Griffis
as Marie Layton
Dawn Dininger
as Monster Marie
Ariel Winter
as Ellie Layton
Sarah Kubik
as Monster Ellie
Regan Lamb
as Laurel Layton
Karen Beyer
as Mrs. Ford
Alana Locke
as Child Beth
Mary Lynn Owen
as Dr. Julie Cohn
Roy McCrerey
as Dr. Painter
Donna Biscoe
as Coroner
Lauren Peyton
as Reception Nurse
Edith Ivey
as Old Lady
Randy MacDowell
as Boost Mobile Clerk
Geoff McKnight
as Fire Captain
Bob Seel
as Taxi Driver
Jason Horgan
as Dr. Brown
Jody Thompson
as EMS Aide
Jeff Portell
as Patrolman
Brian Beegle
as Player Guy
Amber Wallace
as Student #2
Rona Nix
as Production Assistant
Kendal McCray
as Freshman Girl
Demontrez Spears
as Student #1
Jack Andrews
as Ed Burns
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Critic Reviews for One Missed Call

All Critics (80) | Top Critics (18)

  • One big miss of a horror movie.

    Oct 18, 2008 | Rating: D
  • Those coming to One Missed Call in search of ground-breaking horror have definitely dialed the wrong number.

    Apr 8, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Neil Bastian

    BBC.com
    Top Critic
  • To redial applicable catchphrases, this garbled American remake of Takashi Miike's already staticky 2004 exercise in J-horror is a wrong number.

    Jan 9, 2008 | Rating: D | Full Review…
  • The direction is uninspired, acting is lifeless, and the script borders on the inept. A PG-13 rating means that it's short on shocks, too.

    Jan 8, 2008
  • If you missed the first One Missed Call, made in Japan in 2004, you now can miss the American remake.

    Jan 7, 2008 | Full Review…
  • The best part of the movie is the fact that, at a running time of an hour and a half, it's mercifully short.

    Jan 7, 2008 | Rating: .5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for One Missed Call

  • Oct 25, 2012
    I'll give it a 20% because there's one truly horrifying image in the film, but other than that, it's quite pathetic.
    Jason 123 D Super Reviewer
  • Jun 10, 2012
    a killer phone call film, had to happen one day i guess. this is quite bad and full of cliches that don't work. Ed burns is going through the motions here and offers a typically bland performance. the ending is just a waste of time, how a film can be this bad is beyond me
    Brendan N Super Reviewer
  • Feb 04, 2012
    As far as American J-horror remakes go, this might be the worst (and I've seen The Uninvited).
    Jonathan H Super Reviewer
  • Dec 02, 2011
    One of the Worst horror films ever. I have never seen a plot that is as stupid as this. It had horrible acting. The actors were hand picked by retards. It was also a rip off of The Final Destination. It was retarded as shit and I will never watch again.
    Bradley W Super Reviewer

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